Friday, 28 February 2014

Seagate ST3320820AS Knocking Sounds Data Recovery





Make:

Seagate Hard Drive
Model:
ST3320820AS
 
Capacity:320GB
Firmware:3.BQE
Interface:3.5 SATA
Failure:Magnetic heads problem
Symptoms:
 Knocking Sounds on read
 
 
The drive was crashing on attempt to read, one of the magnetic heads was crashing and making a knocking sound. we adjusted the firmware and stabilised the drive on a special equipment, the problem heads was disabled. Majority of the data was recovered.

 


Wednesday, 29 January 2014

Samsung HM321HI Laptop hard drive recovery



 Samsung Hard Drive Data Recovery


Model:
HM321HI
Capacity:
320GB
Interface:
2.5 Sata
Failure:
Firmware & electronics problem
Symptoms:
Normal spin, no unusual sound but not recognised. 

 The drive was in the laptop when it suddenly failed, we diagnosed it as a firmware and electronics issue . Data was fully recovered after firmware was adjusted and repair of electronics.

Seagate ST3500320NS Data Recovery


  Hard drive with read write heads problem         

 
 
Model:ST3500320NS
Capacity:500GB
Firmware:MX15
Interface:SN16
Failure:Read Write Heads
Symptoms:normal spin, slow access, PC hangs. 

 The drive crashed after deterioration in performance, it started to hang and freeze the PC. The operating system could not boot. The data was successfully recovered from this drive.

 

Monday, 13 January 2014

Maxtor STM3500320AS firmware issue

           Seagate / Maxtor hard drive with firmware damage
  
Model:STM3500320AS
Capacity:500GB
Firmware:MX15
Interface:3.5 SATA
Failure:Firmware problem
Symptoms:normal spin, no strange sound but not recognised
         
This drive had a problem with firmware problem, makes no unusual sound but the drive is no longer recognised. Disk Doctors recovered 100% data from this hard drive.
 

Wednesday, 6 March 2013

Seagate ST3500630A data recovery



Motor damaged hard drive

Make:

Seagate Hard Drive
Model:
ST3500630A
 
Capacity: 500GB
Firmware: 3.AAE
Interface: 3.5 IDE
Failure: Spindle jam
Symptoms:
No spin, Buzzing sound.
 
 
The drive was dropped from table height and started to make buzzing sound and was not spinning. All data was successfully recovered from this drive.